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AtScale opens Hadoop's big-data vaults to nonexpert business users

New platform enables Hadoop analyses from within standard BI tools such as Microsoft Excel

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April Fool's gag or not? Take our test if you dare

Think you can pick out an April Fool's gag a mile away? Test yourself here, sifting the real ThinkGeek products from the pure fanstasies.

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Why analytics is eating the world

New tools promise to empower an increasingly diverse set of business users, but there are potential pitfalls

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Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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Six features coming to Tableau's new BI analytics suite

Queries will be as much as 10 times faster

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GinzaMetrics helps marketers get more bang for their social buck

Four new tools link social-media efforts with the bottom line

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IBM puts a price on its Twitter analytics service

IBM is ready to sell the first sentiment analytics service that draws on a partnership it formed with Twitter last October

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM gets an analytics-infused update

Highlights include new social and mobility features, closer Office 365 integration

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Three contact manager apps better than the one that came with your phone

These third-party apps add syncing, organizational and other features you won't find on the stock contact app that came with your phone.

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German industry is poised to exploit rural broadband

Digital farming is the next big opportunity for Germany's software and manufacturing industries

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With Spotfire 7, Tibco aims to make analytics more accessible

New tools offer guidance based on best practices to give non-experts a jump start

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IBM rolls out 3 new iOS apps for enterprises

The latest fruits of its partnership with Apple target finance, retail, and airline industries.

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For Attensity's BI parsing tool, emoticons are no problem

Java-based product can be integrated into existing enterprise systems